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synonyms for sidetrack

  • alter
  • avert
  • change
  • deflect
  • digress
  • redirect
  • swerve
  • switch
  • veer
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antonyms for sidetrack

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  • continue
  • keep
  • remain
  • stay
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How to use sidetrack in a sentence

He'll be coming around to offer to sidetrack that legislation if you'll let him build his railroad.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
But circus er no circus, ye ain't a goin' to sidetrack me out'n them funeral arrangements.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
That's the kind of a sidetrack the Stars and Stripes would switch you onto.'
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
Here on a sidetrack we found small coal-burning engines ready to help us over, small driving wheels but capable of great power.
AN ARTILLERYMAN'S DIARYJENKIN LLOYD JONES
Warring factions all about him, who tried in many ways to sidetrack him, failed in every attempt.
CRAYON AND CHARACTER: TRUTH MADE CLEAR THROUGH EYE AND EARB.J. GRISWOLD
The little girl had started a train of thought in Mr. Parlows mind that he could not sidetrack.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
At about half-past seven, we were left on the sidetrack near the Bridgeboro Station.
ROY BLAKELEY'S CAMP ON WHEELSPERCY KEESE FITZHUGH
While at this sidetrack we took a stroll over the hills one day and found a sage hen's nest with the old hen setting.
COWBOY LIFE ON THE SIDETRACKFRANK BENTON
After we walked a mile further we came to the sheepmen and Jackdo setting down at a sidetrack, but the stock train was not there.
COWBOY LIFE ON THE SIDETRACKFRANK BENTON
One day while waiting on a sidetrack old Chuckwagon got to telling about the new school-marm in their neighborhood.
COWBOY LIFE ON THE SIDETRACKFRANK BENTON
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION